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HSBC’s Lukewarm Q2 Results Demonstrate Progress On Reorganization Plan

by Trefis Team
Earlier this week,  HSBC  (NYSE:HSBC) reported its performance figures for the second quarter of the year, marking the global banking giant’s first earnings update since it detailed a reorganization plan in June (see  A Detailed Look At HSB...
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Sprint’s Turnaround Gains Momentum, But It Isn’t Out Of The Woods Yet

by Trefis Team
Sprint  (NYSE:S) posted a stronger than expected set of Q1 FY’15 earnings, indicating that its turnaround plan is headed in the right direction. The carrier is executing well on its primary goal of stabilizing its subscriber base, as postpaid net...
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Amazon Echo: The World’s Smartest Assistant

by Greg Miller
Submitted by Wall St. Daily as part of our contributors program Amazon Echo: The World’s Smartest Assistant By Greg Miller, Senior Technology Analyst Think Amazon ( AMZN ) is just the world’s largest online retailer? Think again. As t...
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Coal Stocks (and Bonds): A Cautionary Tale for Value Investors

by Trefis Team
Coal Stocks (and Bonds): A Cautionary Tale for Value Investors by George Putnam, III Introductory Note: Late last week, I wrote this cautionary article on coal stocks. In light of Alpha Natural Resources’ (ANR) $11 billion bankruptcy fi...
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In Q2 2015, Ctrip Achieved One Of Its Highest Organic Growth Rates In Recent Years, And Promised An Even Better Future

by Trefis Team
Ctrip International  (NASDAQ:CTRP), the leading Chinese online travel agency (OTA), announced its Q2 2015 earnings on August 3rd. The company was successful in recovering its recent bottomline losses in the second quarter, and is currently the mo...
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Priceline Q2 2015 Earnings Preview: Strategic Initiatives Might Bear Fruit, Though Currency Headwinds Expected To Decelerate Growth

by Trefis Team
Priceline (NASDAQ:PCLN) is slated to report its Q2 2015 earnings on August 5 . Post a successful first quarter, Priceline had guided for a slowdown in Q2 because of currency headwinds. However, on the back of its investments and organic growth, w...
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Is Store Consolidation Actually Working Out For Gap Inc?

by Trefis Team
Apparel vendor  Gap Inc  (NYSE:GPS) started closing domestic stores for its namesake brand and Old Navy several years ago, after their large store networks began cannibalizing their own sales. Other reasons that triggered and kept the store conso...
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Can Keurig 2.0 Turn The Story For Keurig Green Mountain In Q3 2015?

by Trefis Team
Keurig Green Mountain  (NASDAQ:GMCR) is scheduled to release its Q3 2015 earnings report on August 5, 2015. With all eyes on the brewer sales for the June-ended quarter, investors are waiting to see if the Vermont-based K-Cups maker can beat its ...
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Here’s Why No One Wants To Buy Aeropostale — Neither Products Nor The Company

by Trefis Team
Fast-fashion retailers have taken the U.S. apparel industry by storm, driving customers away from specialty casual brands with fresh-fashion being launched almost every week. Designers at Zara, Forever 21 and H&M consistently strive for new d...
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Here Are The Key Triggers For Disney’s Stock – Part 1

by Trefis Team
While  Disney  (NYSE:DIS) is facing some pressure on revenues due to lower television ratings, ESPN is riding high with the success of its sports programming, boosting the company’s overall top line. We believe the network will maintain its leade...
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Ralph Lauren Earnings Preview: A Bright Future Could Lie Ahead For Ralph Lauren

by Trefis Team
Premium lifestyle brand, Ralph Lauren  (NYSE:RL), is poised to report fiscal 2016 Q1 results on August 5. In the previous fiscal year, Ralph Lauren managed to deliver earnings surprises in three of the four quarters even against currency headwind...
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Yahoo! Japan Earnings: Revenues From Mobile And E-Commerce Grows Yet Again

by Trefis Team
Yahoo! Japan Corporation (OTC:YAHOY) reported its Q1 FY 2016 results on July 30 th (fiscal year ends in March). In line with our expectation, Yahoo! Japan’s revenues grew 10% year over year to ¥110.57 billion ($890 million) . Operating income was...
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Rio Tinto’s First Half 2015 Earnings Preview: Strong Production Volumes And Cost Reduction Initiatives To Partially Offset Impact Of Low Commodity Prices

by Trefis Team
Rio Tinto (NYSE:RIO) will release its earnings results for the first half of 2015 and conduct a conference call with analysts on August 6. We expect a sharp drop in commodity prices over the last twelve months, particularly iron ore prices, to ne...
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Duke Earnings Preview: Declining Per Capita Electricity Consumption, Currency Effects Could Pressure Margins

by Trefis Team
Duke Energy (NYSE:DUK), one of North America’s largest utility holding companies, is expected to publish its Q2 2015 earnings on August 6th. The company operates three business divisions — regulated utilities, commercial power generation and inte...
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Chesapeake Energy 2Q Preview: Lower Prices, Production To Weigh On Results

by Trefis Team
Chesapeake Energy (NYSE:CHK) is scheduled to announce its 2015 second-quarter earnings on August 5. We expect lower price realizations to weigh significantly on the company’s financial results. Chesapeake’s net hydrocarbon production is comprised...
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